Lenovo Yoga 3 11 Specifications Leak Out Before Official Unveiling

Lenovo Yoga 3 11

Lenovo has this week possibly added new additions to their range of Yoga tablets, in the form of the newly launched Lenovo Yoga 3 11 range, that are equipped with 11.6 inch screens and Intel Core M Broadwell processors if the recently leaked information about its specifications are to be believed.

The details of the new Lenovo Yoga 3 11 range were inadvertently published on the Lenovo website, but were quickly removed. Although not before they were spotted revealing a few details about the as yet unannounced new hybrid tablet specifications.

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Hector 6 Legged Robot Inspired By Stick Bugs

Hector 6 Legged Robot

CITEC Bielefeld has this month unveiled a new style of walking robot called Hector that has been inspired by stick bugs, and is equipped with six thin legs to help it navigate a variety of different surfaces.

Hector is currently just a proof of concept prototype but its creators are already developing a new version that will be equipped with two cameras to provide sight to Hector as well as feelers allowing the robot to interact and virtually see its surrounding environment. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Hector walking robot project and see it in action.

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HP Chromebook 14 Touchscreen Model Launches For $440

Chromebook 14 Touchscreen

Back in September of this year HP first unveiled and then more recently later launched their new Chromebook’s powered by Nvidia’s Tegra processor, adding into the extensive list of Chromebook systems available starting from as little as $280.

This week HP has unveiled a new Chromebook 14 Touchscreen system in the form of the HP Chromebook 14-x050nr Touch which is equipped with an Nvidia Tegra K1 processor supported by 4 GB of RAM together with 32 GB of flash storage and of course touchscreen.

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Giada F110D Bay Trail Powered Fanless Mini PC

Fanless Mini PC

Adding to the ever-growing list of fanless mini PC systems available on the market, Chinese hardware manufacturer Giada has this week unveiled a new addition to their range in the form of the Giada F110D.

The Giada F110D fanless mini PC measures just  7.5 x 5.9 x 1 inches in size and will be available in a variety of configurations including systems equipped with either a 4.5W Intel Celeron N2807 or a 10W J1900 Bay Trail processor.

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Asus E210 Celeron N2807 Powered Fanless Mini PC Unveiled

Fanless Mini PC

Asus has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PCs, in the form of the newly launched fanless Asus E210 that will soon be available to purchase installed with either Windows Embedded 8 Standard, Windows Embedded Standard 7, or freeDOS.

However if you are looking for a small fanless mini PC then the Asus E210 is most probably capable of running most operating systems including Linux distros to suit your requirements.

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Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron (video)

Rechargeable Soldering Iron

Developers, makers and hobbyists that are looking for a new rechargeable soldering iron might be interested in a new version of the Solderdoodle Pro which was originally and successfully launched by the Kickstarter crowdfunding website.

The Solderdoodle Pro 2.0 has again been designed by Isaac Porras and provides a cordless device that melts lead-free solder for up to around 2 hours at a time. Watch the video below to learn more about this innovative newly updated soldering iron.

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Build Your Own DIY Satellite Using The New PocketQube Kit

DIY Satellite

Makers, developers and hobbyists that have always dreamt of making their very own DIY satellite might be interested in the new kit has been unveiled by PocketQube in the form of the PocketQube Kit v1.0 EM.

The PocketQube Kit has been specifically designed as a first step to building your very own first satellite and consists of Alba Orbital Skeletonized structure (1p, 2p or 3p), Radiobro MiniSatCom, Alba Orbital Labsat (Test and Development Board) and Alba Orbital On Board Computer (OBC).

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Sony Unveils Google Glass Style Single-Lens Display Module With OLED Ahead of CES

Sony Display Module

Sony has this week unveiled a new Google Glass style lightweight single lens display module that they have equipped with an LED display and designed to provide users with visual information directly in front of their eye.

The new Sony display module consists of an optical unit together with an LED micro-display which is powered by a control board consists of a processor, sensor hub with Bluetooth and wireless connectivity.

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MeArm Open Source Pocket Robotic Arm MeBrain Controller (video)

Robotic Arm

Benjamin Gray has created an open source pocket sized robotic arm that has been specifically built to be easy to build and simple to control. Now he would like to take into production his new controller called MeBrain for the robotic arm that will make it even easier to use and make it even more accessible.

The MeBrain Robotic Arm controller project is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise enough pledges to make the jump from concept to production.

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BuzzBox 3D Printer Customisable Enclosure (video)

3D Printer

Makers and developers that are looking to build their very own 3D printer might be interested in a new 3D printer enclosure called BuzzBox that has been created by Apogee Science.

BuzzBox has been specifically designed to tackle the most common issues faced when 3D printing, and is the very first customisable 3D Printer enclosure that combines the storage of material and tools while keeping heat in and filtering outgoing air.

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EVB Upgrades Your Mindstorms LEGO EV3 Processing Power With BeagleBone (video)


LEGO builders that are lucky enough to own the new LEGO EV3 robotic building system, might be interested in the new upgrade for the processor that is used to control your LEGO creations in the form of the EVB.

The EVB has been created by FATCATLAB and been specifically designed to replace the brain and sensors in your LEGo EV3 Mindstorm system using a BeagleBone Black single board mini PC.

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